Erich Klein to Receive AIAA 2017 Otto C. Winzen Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations, Mr. Klein! We are proud of your accomplishments as a member of the Houston Section and are very pleased to hear of your winning of the 2017 Otto C. Winzen Lifetime Achievement Award.

Please look for an invitation in the coming months to also be recognized at our annual awards dinner in June.

See the award notification letter (PDF))

Dr. John Valasek Named AIAA Fellow – Class of 2017

AIAA Houston wishes to congratulate Dr. John Valasek of Texas A&M University’s Aerospace Engineering Department on being named as a 2017 AIAA Fellow.

AIAA confers the distinction of Fellow upon individuals in recognition of their notable and valuable contributions to the arts, sciences or technology of aeronautics and astronautics.

We appreciate your dedication to AIAA and are proud of your efforts in representing the Houston Section and the entire aerospace community.

Thank you and congratulations!

Jennifer Wells
AIAA Houston Section
Chair 2016-2017

(See the press release (PDF).)

Dinner Meeting: Aquarius, a Reusable Water-Based Interplanetary Human Spaceflight Transport

Join the AIAA Houston Section for a lecture by Daniel Adamo, Astrodynamics consultant, AIAA senior member, and Distinguished Lecturer:

Aquarius, a Reusable Water-Based Interplanetary Human Spaceflight Transport
Saturday, January 28, 2017
6:00pm-9:00pm
University of Houston, Student Center, Space City Room

RSVP on the event page or the Eventbrite page.

January AIAA Houston Lunch and Learn: Reproducing an Apollo Applications Program Single-Launch Human Venus Flyby Trajectory

Join the AIAA Houston History and Astrodynamics Technical Committees for a discussion by Daniel Adamo, Astrodynamics consultant, AIAA senior member, and Distinguished Lecturer:

Reproducing an Apollo Applications Program Single-Launch Human Venus Flyby Trajectory
Friday, January 27, 2017
11:30am-1:00pm
NASA/JSC Gilruth Center, Lone Star Room

RSVP on the event page or the Eventbrite page.

Congratulations to AIAA Houston Member, Dr. Skelton

The AIAA Houston section would like to recognize the achievement of one of its members, Dr. Robert E. Skelton, for receiving the AIAA Mechanics and Control of Flight Award for 2017. The award is presented for an outstanding recent technical or scientific contribution by an individual in the mechanics, guidance, or control of flight in space or the atmosphere.

Congratulations, Dr. Skelton! We are proud of your accomplishments as a member of the Houston Section and are very pleased to hear of your winning of the Mechanics and Control of Flight Award.